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P: Save For Web error A write permissions error has occurred Photoshop 22.1.1

New Here ,
Jan 12, 2021 Jan 12, 2021

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Hello,

 

I am using the PS 22.1.1 version and when I try to save for web I get the error. "Adobe Save For Web Error A write permissions error has occurred " 

 

Any help?

 

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Adobe Employee , Feb 02, 2021 Feb 02, 2021

Hi there,

Welcome to the community!


Sorry to hear about the permissions related error when you're trying to save a file using the Save for Web option in Photoshop.

Thanks for sharing the version info. Could you please let us know the macOS version you're working with?

Could you please try granting Read and Write permissions to the Adobe folder at the locations mentioned in the link: Required permissions for Photoshop

If that doesn't help, then try creating a new user account on the Mac & let us know

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Community Beginner , Feb 25, 2021 Feb 25, 2021

Hello,

 

I just solved this problem on my Mac by doing 2 things. Unfortionately I don't know which one solved the issue, but you can check individually if you have this problem.

 

I disabled Dropbox Backup (Documents and Desktop) und uninstalled GoodSync. Now I can use 'Save For Web' again!

I have a feeling Dropbox Backup Desktop was the issue. Have a try.

 

Hope I could help....

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Community Beginner , Aug 04, 2021 Aug 04, 2021

You are completely right, I was the one that said the problem originated in Dropbox. If anyone does not know how to unsync the backup from dropbox, here's the procedure:

Click the Dropbox icon in your system tray (Windows) or menu bar (Mac). 
Click your profile picture or initials.
Click Preferences.
Click the Backups tab. (Previously Import tab)
Click Manage backup. 
Uncheck the folders you’d like to remove from Dropbox or toggle all files to Off. 
Click Save.

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New Here ,
Apr 02, 2023 Apr 02, 2023

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I am having this same issue and followed all the instructions. Gave Photoshop full disk access on my mac. Also installed and updated Mac OS and Photoshop.

It seems to be a bug with Adobe, which seems to happen quite often I am sorry to say. 

 

Used Premier to create the Gif and compressed it with https://ezgif.com.

 

Please advise when the bug will be fixed. Thanks.

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May 11, 2023 May 11, 2023

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I was able to fix this issue by re creating the user profile... well see if it breaks again.

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Jul 28, 2023 Jul 28, 2023

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What if this happens when you don't have Dropbox or GoodSync?
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